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I have hot water, but no heat in oil burner non tank unit,

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I have hot water , but no heat in oil burner non tank unit
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?
Customer: thermostat doesn't seem to work burner is only about 6 years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: maybe
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no, stopped a few months ago
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 3 months ago.

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What is the make and model of the unit?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
my skill level is good, burner is a Burnham, model is V8H
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 3 months ago.

Does it try to light at all or what exactly happens?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
WHEN I TURN ON HOT WATER , BURNER GOES ON, BUT WHEN I TURN UP THERMOSTAT NOTHING HAPPENS
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 3 months ago.

So it lights and then goes out?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I GET PLENTY OF HOT WATER, BUT NO HEAT
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
In other word, no problem with hot water and I can hear burner come on when I run hot water, but if I try to turn on heat nothing happens
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
How do I know if its my therostat

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